How much is a vintage Little People doll worth?

How much is a vintage Little People doll worth?

Even in worn condition, this vintage Little People doll from 1979 is personally autographed by Xavier Roberts and sold for more than $1,500. His tag identifies him as Barry Fritz, and the fact that his clothing aren't original doesn't appear to have devalued him.

In 2001, a little girl named Ashley Metz acquired a Little People doll at a garage sale for $5. It was missing its head, one arm, and part of its chest, but she didn't know it then, but she later found out that these are common problems with Little People dolls because of their small size. Over time, the garage-sale doll lost its head, one arm, and part of its chest again. But despite all its issues, Ashley loved her Little Person friend so much that she wanted to keep him or her anyway.

So she got in touch with Little People LLC through Facebook and asked them if they could make another head for her little person friend. Little People agreed, and today's readers should know that you can buy new heads for Little People dolls online or at specialty toy stores. The garage-sale doll had no name on it except for "Little People" and "1979," so Ashley named her new head "Barry." She says he now has two kids of his own and lives in San Francisco.

How much did Teresa Ann's Cabbage Patch doll sell for?

If so, you may be sitting on a goldmine. Teresa Ann, a 1985 Cabbage Doll, was sold on eBay for $2000 in April of this year. The green-eyed beauty with a dimple in her left cheek still had inventor Xavier Roberts' autograph on her bottom, which may have contributed to her high price.

Xavier Roberts created the first cabbage patch dolls in 1959. He hired a local artist to draw pictures of his daughters and then have them stuffed. The original Cabbage Patch Kids were only available direct from their creator until 1970 when they were sold in grocery stores. In 1971, another daughter was added to the lineup: Vanessa. In 1972, two more children were added: Billie and Tommy. In 1973, another girl was added: Cindy. In 1974, another son was added: David. In 1975, another boy was added: Scott. In 1976, another daughter was added: Julie. In 1977, another boy was added: Greg. In 1978, another son was added: Joshua. In 1979, another daughter was added: Katie.

Teresa Ann came with her own set of clothes and was estimated to be between 14 and 18 inches tall. She also came with a handbag, a diary, a pen, and a small apple tree plant. Although the original Cabbage Patch dolls are no longer made, they continue to sell for high prices. A few years ago, one doll sold for $10,000.

What is the value of Chinese dolls?

In 1916, French sculptor Albert Marque made a collection of 100 dolls for Parisian couturier Jeanne Margaine-LaCroix. Limited editions and dolls created before the 1930s command higher prices since they are considered authentic antiques. Others, on the other hand, might command prices ranging from $10 to $2,000. Even though many people think that Chinese dolls are cheaper than French dolls, this is not true. It all depends on the maker and the quality of the doll.

Chinese dolls were first introduced to France in the early 20th century. At that time, they were quite expensive - about one hundred dollars per piece! However, their price decreased over time due to poor craftsmanship by some manufacturers.

Today, Chinese dolls can be found at any toy store around the world. They usually cost between $15 and $100. However, high-quality dolls that resemble those originally made in China can cost up to $2,000.

The value of a doll varies depending on its condition and how much it costs to repair or replace parts of it. For example, if a doll has damage to its face then it might be worth less than another doll that is in good condition except for a few scratches here and there.

Generally, dolls that are still in good condition and haven't been damaged or altered in any way are the ones that are most valuable.

How much is a vintage Cabbage Patch doll worth?

While certain dolls, such as some "Baldies," "Red Fuzzies" (rare red yarn-like fuzzy hair) and other very early Coleco dolls can fetch more than $100, and even some pre-Cabbage Patch Xavier Roberts dolls can fetch more than $1,000, most dolls sell for $10 to $30 and haven't changed much from the original...

...even though they are now made in China.

The first Cabbage Patch Doll was released by Kenner Products in February 1983. They were initially priced at $15.99 but could be found for as low as $5 on the black market. Today, ones that still work go for between $50 and $200.

Used cabbage patch dolls are available on eBay and other online auction sites. It is not unusual to find one sold for less than $20 or more than $150. There have been dolls that have sold for over $1000 but these are extremely rare.

A used doll that isn't damaged too badly can still bring in money if it has all its parts intact. An almost new doll will always be more valuable than a worn one. However, even an old worn out doll can be fixed up and resold if necessary.

The average price of a new cabbage patch doll is about $60. Used dolls can be found on eBay and other online auction sites for around $40. There are also second hand stores that buy back old dolls if you don't want them.

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